The World Expo in Shanghai, China has been a tremendous success since it began on May 1st of this year. It has been the most expensive & the largest Expo in the history of the world's fairs. More than 190 countries have participated, and when the Expo ends on October 31st, it is estimated that China will announce over 80 million visitors to the Expo, which is also the largest in history. As the excitement of the Expo reaches a fever pitch, now is a GREAT time to call Panda America & add coins to your collection commemorating the Shanghai 2010 World Expo. Two gold and two silver proof quality legal tender coins were issued. GET YOURS TODAY!
Each 10 yuan silver coin contains 1 oz. of pure (.999 fine) silver and
has a maximum mintage of 80,000 pieces. One coin features paper cuts of
three people on the left, and symbols of digital technology on the
right. Paper was invented during the Han Dynasty, and paper cutting is
an art form that has existed for thousands of years in China. The
second silver coin pictures flying doves and blooming flowers.
The 150 yuan gold coins are 23mm, containing 1/3
oz. of pure (.999 fine) gold; they have a maximum authorized mintage of
60,000. The large 2000 yuan gold coin is 60mm, containing 5 oz. of pure
gold, with a maximum mintage of just 1,000 pieces. Both gold coins
depict the main structure of the China Pavilion at the Shanghai Expo.
"The Crown of the East" has a distinctive roof, made of traditional
dougong or brackets, which date back more than 2,000 years and are one
of the most important elements in traditional Chinese architecture.
This World Expo in Shanghai has been the biggest ever, & these coins are the perfect commemorative for the once in a lifetime event.